Costa, Bartolotta Highway Worker Safety Legislation Heading to Governor for Signature
Nov. 18, 2015 – Legislation geared toward preventing distracted and aggressive driving in work zones is heading to Gov. Tom Wolf for signature after unanimous concurrence by the Senate this week.More
Costa Comments of Announcement of State Budget Framework
Harrisburg - Nov. 10, 2015 - Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa said today that he was pleased that a framework for the 2015-16 state General Fund budget has been crafted and that significant progress has been made toward a comprehensive agreement.More
Senate Roundtable Focuses on Integrating Arts into Math and Science Curricula
November 5, 2015 - At the request of state Senate Democratic Leader Jay Costa, the Senate Democratic Policy Committee today held a roundtable discussion in Pittsburgh on integrating arts education into science and technology curricula.More
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program is Now Open
The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat.